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Knowledge Base: Real Tips and Tricks

Writing a Home Page Welcome Message

Created: Jul 16, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

How to Write a Homepage Welcome Message

Every template allows you to write a welcome message for your homepage.  You can also choose to have no welcome message by leaving the field blank.  Although your template includes a generic welc... Read More

Lead Management: Lead Management

Hotsheets- What are they?

Created: Aug 9, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

A Hotsheet is a real time list of properties that is created by you as the Agent with specific search criteria.  These lists can be created, viewed and emailed to a Lead manually through the backend.  Hotsheets are also the basis of the automatic<... Read More

How to Add a Property to a Leads Favorites List

Created: Apr 27, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

A very useful feature you have access to is the ability to add properties to your leads favorites list.

The lead is not notified when a property has been added to their favorites so this feature works best when the lead knows you're ... Read More

Viewing your Leads Favorite Properties

Created: Apr 25, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

One of the benefits site visitors get when they register on your site is the ability to save properties.  

One of the benefits you get, as the agent, is the ability to see what properties the lead has saved so you can take that informati... Read More

Using Advanced Lead Capture

Created: Apr 7, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Every Real Agent Website comes with the functionality to capture both seller leads and buyer leads as a standard feature.

Buyer Leads

We have a support article in the Getting Started section explaining Read More

What can Site Visitors do with an Account

Created: Apr 2, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

This page will show you some of the neat features a site visitor gains access to after they register on your site. 

How users Register or Log in

Site visitors can register for an account, or ... Read More

Lead Management: Viewing/ Editing

Editing Your Leads

Created: Mar 31, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Leads Tab

  1. Login to the backend of your website and select the Leads tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.  Here you will see all your current leads.
     <... Read More

Deleting a Lead

Created: Mar 31, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To permanently delete a lead

  1. Login to the backend of your website.  Select the Leads tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.
     
  2. Find the lead you want to r... Read More

Viewing Your Leads Property Interests

Created: Mar 31, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

How to get there

  • Login to the backend of your website and select the Leads tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.
     
  • Click on the name of the lead whose proper... Read More

Lead Profile Overview

Created: Mar 28, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

How to View your Leads

  1. Login to the backend of your website and select the Leads tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.
     
  2. A new page will open with a list of ... Read More

Understanding the Main Leads Page

Created: Mar 24, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Article:   (Scroll down to bottom for video)

Leads Page

  1. Login to your admin
  2. Select Leads in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.

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Manually Entering Clients Into the System

Created: Oct 8, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Real Agent Websites is designed to convert a casual visitor to a lead and ultimately to a client.  Part of this process is a registration system that requires visitors to make an account in order to see listings (Agents have full control on h... Read More

Your Site: IDX

How to Put Featured Listings on your Home Page

Created: Mar 24, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Featured Listings

The featured listings section of your website will get attention from your site visitors.  For that reason a lot of agents want to showcase their listings, or their office’s listings, on their homepage. &n... Read More

Your Site: Tips/ Best Practices

Which Lead Capture Setting is Best for You?

Created: Mar 21, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Which Lead Capture Setting  Best for You?

A very important function of your Real Agent Website is the ability to draw in, captivate, and capture online searchers contact information. 

Th... Read More

Writing Your First Blog Post

Created: Mar 21, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

You’ve decided to blog

You’re committed to posting consistently.  You’re ready to go…  Now what?

The purpose of this article is to give you several tips to help you get off on th... Read More

How to Submit a Support Ticket

Created: Mar 21, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Submit a Support Ticket

  1. Go to the Real Agent Website at www.realagentwebsites.com and select the Support tab in the main menu.
  2. In the page that opens, select the Contact Us tab.
... Read More

Your Site: Pages, Menus, and Posts

Blog Library: Pre Written Content for your Blog

Created: Jun 6, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

At Real Agent Websites, we're constantly striving to make your online life easier.  We recognize that in your busy schedule, the demands of doing business online can seem daunting and flat out overwhelming.  

To help make your busy s... Read More

How to Create a Community Page

Created: Mar 16, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

I'm glad you're visiting this page.  Every website needs community pages.  The benefits are so big that the time sp... Read More

Managing Your Website Pages

Created: Mar 15, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

You can manage your website pages by going to the Pages tab under My Website

Finding the Web Pages Page:

  • Login to the backend of your marketing site.
     
  • ... Read More

How to Publish/Unpublish Your Web Pages and Posts

Created: Mar 15, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To publish a web page onto your website:

  1. Login in the backend of your website
  2. Select My Website in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page
  3. A page will open with a menu at the top.  ... Read More

How to Disable Blog Comments

Created: Mar 15, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To disable site visitors from commenting on your real estate blog:

  1. Login to your site backend.
  2. Select My Website in the verticle menu on the left hand side.
  3. A new page will open with a menu at the top... Read More

Blogging Tips

Created: Mar 15, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Every agent recognizes the benefits of hosting a blog on their personal real estate website.  Many express interest in having a blog on their site.  Very few do it.  

And they're missing out on new business, repeat business and ... Read More

How to Add Blog Pages to Your Home Page

Created: Mar 15, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Everyone wants a sticky website.  

Have you heard that term before but are unsure what it means?  A sticky website is one that offers so much value with relevent, great information and fantastic... Read More

How to Add Images to Pages and Posts

Created: Mar 14, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To add an image to one of your web pages or blog articles, you will first need to upload that image to your media library.<... Read More

Managing your Home Page Navigation Menu

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

There are a lot of ways to customize the look and feel of your website to truly make it one of a kind.  Choosing a great template and putting custom pictures in your slide show is one step.  Loading awesome testimonials and featured listings make ... Read More

Creating a New Web Page

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Real Agent Websites allows you to create as many pages on your website as you like.  There is not limitations placed on this.  

To create a page:

  1. Login to the backend of your site.
  2. Click on the My Web... Read More

How to Edit an Existing Web Page

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To open an existing web page:

  1. Login to your site backend.
     
  2. Select My Website in the verticle menu on the left hand side.
     
  3. Select the Pages tab in th... Read More

How to Create a Blog Post

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To write a new blog post:

  1. Login to the backend of your website.
  2. Select My Website in the left hand verticle menu.
  3. Select Blog in the menu across the top of the page.
  4. If you... Read More

How to Edit an Existing Blog Post

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To edit an existing blog post:

  1. Login to the backend of your website.
  2. Select the My Website tab in the verticle menu on the left.
  3. The page will open and there will be another menu on the top of the pag... Read More

Adding Video to Pages and Posts

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To ADD a Video to your Custom Page or Blog Post:

1.  In Agent backend, open the HTML Content Editor for the Pa... Read More

How to Add Links to your Pages

Created: Feb 24, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

As you create blog articles and new web pages for your website, creating links for your visitors will add to the overall user experience.  A link is defined as a picture or word (or phrase) that can be clicked on and takes the visitor to another p... Read More

How to use the HTML Content Editor

Created: Oct 9, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

You'll come across the content editor throughout the backend of your site.  With it you can write and edit text, easily insert images and videos, and even create links.  This tutorial will go over all the functionality you have at yo... Read More

Your Site: Settings

How to Add/Edit Daily Email Message

Created: Aug 22, 2016  /  Author: Jack Christensen

Your Real Agent website is equipped to send out automatic Daily Email Messages to captured Leads on your website.  These Daily Email Messages send out New Listings and/or Price Changes of properties that match your Lea... Read More

How to Add Google Analytics Tracking Code

Created: Aug 17, 2016  /  Author: Jack Christensen

To ADD the tracking code for the robust Google Analytics to your Real Agent Website:

(If you do not have a Google Analytics Account and/or a Specific Property set up for your website click Read More

Why Require Vistors to Register?

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Requiring site visitors to register in order to view listings is the best way to generate leads through your website.

Your Real Agent Website gives you three registration options:

  1. Delayed Registratio... Read More

How to Set Up Delayed Registration

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To set the lead capture perameters:

  1. Login to your site backend
  2. Select My Website in the left hand verticle menu.
  3. Select Settings in the menu at the top.

Read More

Your Site: Account

How to Change my Password

Created: Jan 13, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To change your login password follow these steps:

Step 1: Login to the backend of your website by selecting Agent Login in the menu at the bottom of your marketing site and logging in.

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Support Ticket

Created: Jun 22, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio

Inquiry, Comments or Concerns

Your feedback is very important to us.  Not only does it help us provide a continually improving real estate product, but we also want you to have a fantastic experience with us.   

Giv... Read More

Updating your billing information

Created: Jun 22, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio

RealAgentWebsites does not hold or store any of your sensitive information.  All your personal information is stored with authorize.net and their super secure servers.

To change or update your billing address and credit card information ... Read More

Your Site: Custom Domains

How to Pick a Great Domain Name

Created: Jan 16, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Finding a great Domain Name for your... Read More

How to Point Your Domain to Real Agent Websites

Created: Dec 19, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Each Real Agent Website has an automatically generated domain name.  It will always end in .realagentwebsites.com.  For example, johnsmith.realagentwebsites.com or activerealty.realagentwebsites.com.

Not only are these names cumbersome t... Read More

How to Get a Custom Domain Name

Created: Jun 22, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio

When you create a website with Real Agent Websites you can provide your own domain or we can acquire a domain for you.  Regardless, the domain is yours.  If you would like us to purchase and connect your domain, free of charge to you, please ... Read More

Your Site: Editing Your Site

Entering and Editing Your Featured Listings on Your Home Page

Created: Mar 10, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To put featured listings on your home page:

  1. Login to your site backend.
     
  2. Select the My Website tab in the left hand verticle column.
     
  3. Select the PagesRead More

How to Upload Content to your Media Library

Created: Oct 8, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

RAW has provided every website with its own media library.  As you customize your web pages with custom pictures, graphs, your headshot, logo, documents, etc, the media library gives you an awesome place to keep everything organized.  &n... Read More

Your Site: Getting Started

Viewing the Front End of Your Site

Created: Mar 23, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

It can be very helpful to view the front end of your marketing site while making changes in your backend admin.

It's really easy to do this:

  1. Login in the backend of your site.
     
  2. Select the My W... Read More

Adding Images to Your Home Page Slideshow

Created: Mar 8, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To add images to your home screen slideshow, login in to the backend of your website and select the My Website tab in the left hand verticle menu.  It will automatically open into the Design tab and right below th... Read More

How to Add Testimonials to Your Home Page

Created: Mar 8, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To put testimonials on the home page of your website:

  1. Login to your backend and select the My Website tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side.  
  2. When the new page loads, select the PagesRead More

How to Add Social Networks

Created: Mar 8, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To add your social network icons to your blog posts and website:

  1. Login to your backend and select the My Website tab in the verticle menu on the left hand side of the page.
  2. Select the Settings t... Read More

How to Edit your Contact Details

Created: Mar 8, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

To edit the contact information site visitors can use to contact you:

  1. Login to the backend of your website.
  2. In menu bar on the left hand side, select Account at the very bottom.
  3. A popup will appear. &... Read More

How to Select a Different Template

Created: Oct 12, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

With RAW you don't have to make phone calls and jump through hoops to try out a different template.  If we come out with a fantastic new template or you just wake up one day wanting a change, follow these simple directions to change the look and fe... Read More

Adding your photo and logo to the homepage

Created: Oct 8, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

NOTE

Before you can put your logo and headshot on your homepage, you must first upload the logo and headshot to your media library.  To learn how to do this visit: Read More

Edit Lead Capture Parameters

Created: Jul 21, 2015  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Capturing leads is a vital function of your website.

Your website has been designed to transition site visitors into leads.  This is done through a strategic lead capture process where visitors are prompted to register in order to... Read More

Wasatch Front MLS Setup

Created: Jun 22, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio

Register Your Site with the MLS

IDX- stands for "Internet Data Exchange" and is the system MLS's use to allow real estate professionals to display the latest, most up-to-date MLS listings on their personal real estate websites.

... Read More

Getting Started

Created: Jun 18, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio

Welcome to Real Agent Websites!

We're happy you've made your way to our site and we can't wait to have you experience the tremendous benefits a Real Agent Website provides to not only you, as the agent,&nbs... Read More

SEO/ Site Optimization

How to Add Header Tags

Created: Feb 9, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

The Header Tag is the headline or title of your webpage or blog post.  It should include the primary keyword phrase of that page.  For a more in depth explanation of what a title tag is and how it helps your SEO (search engine optimization) s... Read More

How to Optimize Your URL For Search Engines

Created: Feb 9, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Both search engines and people searching the internet prefer websites to have simple, easy to read URL's in the search engine results page (SERP).  A confusing long URL like the one below (from an ecommerce site) does not reassure searchers your si... Read More

How to Add Keywords to Images

Created: Feb 9, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

Adding a keyword to an image doesn't do much for the SEO of your site (moving you up in the search engine results page) but it is very useful if someone is doing an image search. 

Adding one of the pages keyword phrases to an&nb... Read More

How to Enter a Meta Description to Pages and Posts

Created: Feb 9, 2016  /  Author: Matt Sterzer

A Meta Description is a short description of the content found on a specific webpage or blog article.  The meta description no longer has significance to how well your webpage or blog article ranks in the search engine results pages but the meta d... Read More

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Resources

Created: Jun 22, 2015  /  Author: Fifty Studio
Coming soon...... Read More